Description

Chatfield State Park is a hidden oasis, just miles outside the hustle-and-bustle of downtown Denver. Inundated with nearly two-hundred campsites, there’s no shortage of sites for the reservation-savvy camper. Because of the area’s proximity to the Chartfield Reservoir, these otherwise numerous campsites will fill quickly, so be sure to pay the reservation fee promptly! Go ahead, book one of the campsites for you (or your camping cohort) for a bonding session with good ‘ol Mother Nature. And keep your eyes on the horizon for a patriotic emblem; Chartfield State Park’s home to flocks of bald eagles.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
189 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Showers available
Picnic table available

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Chatfield.

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Forest
Lake
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Meghan N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 29th, 2019

I've tent camped here quite a few times as I grew up in the small town nearby. It is a great location if you're looking to do activities in a city area. There is some hiking in the park and the reservoir is always fun! There are local stores and gas everywhere. Overall, not bad but definitely city camping.

Hipcamper Meghan N.
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December 29th, 2019
Hipcamper Sunni M.
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October 22nd, 2018
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June 27th, 2018
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May 25th, 2018
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October 6th, 2017
Hipcamper Elizabeth R.
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February 24th, 2017
Hipcamper Brett S.
recommends this listing.
February 7th, 2017
Park
Chatfield State Park
State
Colorado
Country
United States
Phone Number
(303) 791-7275
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.53° N, 105.054° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 189 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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